Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage

by ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

EPOCH is a depository of information that will be held for future generations of researchers and genealogists. Family and friends of the deceased can submit detailed obituaries as a tribute to their loved ones, and in doing so help build a meaningful history of the residents of the community.

Latest Tributes

Andrew John Griffith

On May 9th, 2020, after a brief illness, Andrew John Griffith, age 33, recently of Altamonte Springs, died of natural causes at the Advent Health Center. Andrew, or Drew as he was known by many of his friends and business associates, was born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 29th, 1986. He attended elementary and early secondary school in Franklin Park, PA, in the North Allegheny School District.

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Kendrick Bascom Melrose

KENDRICK "KEN" BASCOM MELROSE
Obituary published in the Orlando Sentinel May 5-10, 2020

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Snejana (Sneja) Ianeva

IN MEMORIAM
SNEJANA (SNEJA) IANEVA
March 8, 1952 – December 26, 2019

It is hard to believe that the extraordinary, brave personality and the warm heart of such a remarkable woman is not with us anymore. Her life, full of personal and professional achievements was cut short during the Christmas Holidays after a few days stay at a Bulgarian hospital. Family and friends are still trying to find out the reasons for this sudden and profound loss.

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Michael Royce Litteral

Mr. Michael Royce Littler, 27, 5039 Palmetto Road, Kissimmee, died Thursday. A native of Xenia, Ohio, he moved to Kissimmee eight months ago from Springfield, Ohio. He was a steelworker for Southland Construction Co., Orlando. a Vietnam War veteran and a Prostestant. Survivors: wife, Gina Chris Markel; son, Bobby, Dayton, Ohio; stepdaughter, Heather Renee Markel, Springfield; father, Roy, Springfield; mother, Evelyn; sister, Mrs.

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Preston Erle Phelps, Jr.

Preston Erle Phelps, Jr., age 82, of Merritt Island, Fla. known as "Tony," passed away on October 9, 2019. He was born on February 1, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pa. to the late Preston Erle and Marie (Wilmot) Phelps. He is survived by his spouse Mary Elizabeth (Gmitter) and two sons, Andrew (Jonelle) Phelps of Portland, Ore. and Christopher (Katie) Phelps of Pittsburgh, five grandchildren, and a brother and sister, Peter and Paula Phelps.

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Larry Dennis Rogers

LAKE CITY, FLA. - Mr. Larry Dennis Rogers, age 71, of Lake City, Florida, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his residence following a sudden illness.
Mr. Rogers was born in Mobile, Alabama on March 1, 1948, and lived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Seffner, Florida before moving to Lake City, Florida in 1994. He worked as a meat merchandiser for over 50 years. His most recent employment was with SuperValu, Inc. of Quincy, Florida for over 27 years. Mr. Rogers enjoyed fishing, NASCAR and Alabama football.

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